Energy Efficiency in the North American Existing Building Stock


International Energy Agency
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Sustainable Energy Partnerships
Paul Waide
Jennifer Thorne Amann
Adam HInge
1 July 2007

This report presents the findings of a new assessment of the techno-economic and policy-related efficiency improvement potential in the North American building stock conducted as part of a wider appraisal of existing buildings in member states of the International Energy Agency. It summarizes results and provides insights into the lessons learned through a broader global review of best practice to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings.